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Kuwait leaders mourn death of Sultan Qaboos, 3 days official holiday declared

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Kuwait leaders mourn death of Sultan Qaboos, 3 days official holiday declared

Kuwait leaders mourned the death of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman, who passed away aged 79.

Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman, the Arab world's longest-serving ruler, passed away late on Friday night and was laid to rest on Saturday morning in the capital Muscat.

On Saturday, the Kuwait has declared three days of mourning and flags to be flown half mast, according to the official news agency KUNA. All government departments will be suspended for 3 days - Saturday, Sunday and Monday to mourn the death of Sultan Qaboos.

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of condolences to Sultan of Oman Haitham bin Tareq bin Taimur, lamenting the death of Sultan Qaboos bin Said. His Highness, in the cable, expressed great grief over the passing of Sultan Qaboos, expressing his deep condolences to the Omani leadership and people.

Hi Highness Sheikh Sabah said that the late Sultan Qaboos was a brother and a personal friend with whom he shared admiration and respect, affirming that the world as well as the Gulf, Arab and Islamic nations had lost a very important figure and leader who dedicated his life to the causes of the Arab and Islamic countries.

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